Located in Shaldon, Devon
Camillo is a charming Grade II listed cottage in Shaldon, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Camillo is a wonderful, Grade II listed cottage resting in Shaldon, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, including a double with en-suite shower room and another double, along with a family bathroom, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is also a kitchen, a living/dining room with a wood-burning stove. Outside there is roadside parking and an enclosed courtyard with furniture. Camillo is an idyllic base for a family looking to escape to the Devonshire coast.
Nestled in the heart of the unspoilt village of Shaldon, situated paces away from amenities and the stunning beach is the Grade II listed, Camillo that was built in 1725. This location is the ideal base for a group of friends or couples wishing to escape to the exquisite seaside. Pull up outside the abode and be greeted by the welcoming atmosphere of the community as you unload your luggage; head through the gate and get ready for your holiday to begin!
Step inside and admire the stain-glassed door as you kick off your sandy shoes and locate the well equipped, modern kitchen, amply-equipped including a Frankie instant hot water tap (no waiting for kettles to boil) to rustle up a heart-warming meal for your group. Settle down around the dining table, pop open a bottle of fizz and toast to a wonderful escape to the Devonshire coast. After dinner, make your way over to the sofa where you can rest your feet after an action-packed day at Shaldon Beach; throw a log in the wood burner and admire the colourful rug, supplying this room with character. As the evening comes to an end, venture upstairs to the beautifully appointed bathroom, soak amongst the bubbles and allow yourself a moment of relaxation.
When sleep calls, the first floor offers two sumptuous doubles, one boasting an en-suite shower room for a refreshing rinse in the morning; both rooms feature an ornamental fireplace to accentuate the history of this property. Wake up to a steaming cup of coffee in the rear courtyard; take a leisurely seat at the garden table and breathe in the sea air.
Take advantage of your excellent location with its great selection of shops, friendly pubs and delightful cafes. Be sure to take a stroll to Shaldon Beach where you can enjoy a range of activities such as swimming, sailing, rock pool exploring and when you fancy a new scenery head to the nearby beaches Teignmouth Beach or go through Smugglers tunnel to Ness Cove beach. When the tide is out the large area of the Saltings in the middle of the estuary is accessible for shell collecting. Up the hill at the back of the village is Homeyards the botanical gardens with wonderful views over the Estuary and on clear days the Jurassic Coast.
Visit the seaside town of Torquay for lunch with a spectacular sight from the marina, art galleries, fabulous gardens and the fascinating Babbacombe Model Village to see the 4 acre, fictional village. Have a wild day in the town of Paignton at Paignton Zoo, boasting over 2,500 animals or take a walk down the long stretch of sandy beach, with a promenade, traditional pier and delicious eateries to experiment.
For an enchanting holiday besides the crystal, clear water of the Devonshire coast, stay at Camillo.
- Two bedrooms 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x King Size
- Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
- Utility room with washer/dryer, sink unit and WC
- Sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
- TV, WiFi, a selection of books and games
- Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burning stove included in rent
- Bed linen and towels are included in rent
- Roadside parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis
- Inexpensive long-term parking is available in the main car park on the Ness – a 10-minute walk along the seafront
- Enclosed courtyard with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Main beaches, shops, pubs and restaurants within 200m
- Note: There is a very low beam above the stairs to the first floor, please take care
About the property
Shaldon is 5 minutes ferry ride from Teignmouth and 19 minutes to Newton Abbott by car. Shaldon is a traditional, very pretty village with a shop, grocery store and a pub. For more variety of shops, cafes and restaurants take the passenger ferry to Teignmouth, which takes dogs too. Shaldon beach is great for families and rock pooling, as are the nearby beaches of Teignmouth or Ness Cove which is accessed by an original smugglers tunnel and is a dog-friendly beach all year round. Explore the South West Coast Path from Shaldon to Labrador Bay and enjoy the views along the way or visit the Shaldon Wildlife Trust zoo. Each year Shaldon host probably the oldest running regatta on the 1st Saturday in August and is great fun for all the family.